Endowments

The Lone Star College Foundation is grateful for the many individuals, families, estates, businesses, corporations and foundations that have established endowments and supported our mission in countless additional ways.

Click HERE for a list of our endowments, each of which provides annual scholarships in perpetuity to students throughout Lone Star College.


Donor Profiles

Bethany Shockey

For the love of animals

Dana and Jeff Shockey recently received a heartfelt thank you letter from a stranger. Rachel Mutter, a Veterinary Technology student at LSC-Tomball wanted to thank the donors who generously provided her a scholarship so that she can reach her dreams of taking care of animals. The Shockeys created the Bethany Lynn Shockey Memorial Fund in honor of their daughter, also a LSC-Tomball vet tech graduate. Read More>
 

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Tomball Regional Health Foundation surpasses $1 million donated

Congratulations are in order! Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) recently earned the rare distinction of donating more than $1 million to Lone Star College Foundation since 2013. "Lone Star College Foundation is thrilled to continue to partner with TRHF and grateful for their generous investment in the students at LSC-Tomball." said Foundation Executive Director Nicole Robinson Gauthier. Read More>
 

Braswell Scholarship

Family motto leads to memorial scholarship

Mark Braswell knew he wanted to be a firefighter since he was five years old, frequently begging his mother to "follow that fire truck" when one passed them in the car. Braswell went on to live his dream serving as a captain in the Houston Fire Department and assistant chief for the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.

Tragically, Braswell's life was cut short in a bicycling accident. To honor his memory, the family has established The Mark Braswell Memorial Scholarship which will provide tuition for Lone Star College-CyFair students attending the Fire Science Academy. Read More>

 

Jean Whileyman

Student stories are reason professor gives

Dr. Jean Whileyman, a retired Chemistry professor, has taught thousands of students over the years at various LSC Colleges and each one had a story to tell. Read More>
 

Noble Energy, Inc.

Our good neighbor Noble Energy, Inc.

Nestled in amongst tall pine trees and shopping centers is LSC-University Park. Right next door is Noble Energy, Inc. and over the years, the college and leading energy company have formed quite the neighborly relationship. This relationship has blossomed recently into a $250,000 donation from Noble for LSC-UP's new geology wall, $25,000 for scholarships, and $50,000 for The Noble Energy, Inc. Endowment in Honor of Dr. Shah Ardalan. Talk about a great neighbor! Read More>
 

Nguyen Nguyen

LSC scholarship comes full circle

Nguyen Nguyen is a LSC success story come full circle. Nguyen started his journey at LSC-North Harris where he won the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship and completed his Bachelor's degree at Texas A&M University. Now a small business owner and LSC alumnus, Nguyen created a scholarship to help future Cooke scholarship finalists at Lone Star with additional expenses. Read More>
 

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It takes a village

Little gifts can add up to make a big impact and Heritage at Towne Lake residents know that it truly takes a village to help educate our community's future leaders. Read More >

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In kind gifts bring cobra to campus

You don't need to be a car aficionado to know that a 1965 Cobra is a cool car. So when Mathew Lawrence offered his Cobra Kit Car to the automotive technology students at LSC-North Harris, the department immediately said yes. Read More >

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Donor gets a chance to pay it forward years later

LSC-Montgomery scholarship donors Karen and Waylan West were both the first in their families to attend college, a feat which almost didn't happen except for the generosity of others. Read on to hear Karen and Waylan's story of giving Read More >

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Lone Star College students receive Dr. Linda Stegall Excellence in Education Endowment scholarship

Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Dr. Linda Stegall Excellence in Education Endowment scholarships were awarded to 24 LSC-Kingwood students who have demonstrated academic achievement and success.Read More >

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Entergy, Texas Inc. Donates $100,000 to Lone Star College Promise Scholarship Program

Entergy, Texas, Inc. is supporting student success by donating $100,000 to the Lone Star College Foundation for student scholarships. Entergy Texas, Inc.'s contribution will be designated to the LSC Promise scholarship, which provides an opportunity for students to pursue and complete their higher education by funding the balance of tuition and fees due for students that still demonstrate financial need after all grant and scholarship awards are exhausted. Read More >

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LSCF Celebrates an Employee and a Donor

Judy Lux just may be the ultimate multi-tasker! As she retires from serving as Director of Special Events for the LSC Foundation for the past ten years, she reflects fondly on her time here. Although she is thrilled to now have more time to spend with her husband and grandchildren, she is also going to greatly miss her work. "What has motivated me in my work is my belief in the Foundation's mission, and how students' lives are changed and how they grow and prosper. It has been wonderful to serve as a fundraiser and a friendraiser, bringing our community partners together with LSC students." Read more >

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A legacy of courageous generosity

In 2007, the Andrew Wade Heron Memorial Endowment was established by parents Amber and Drew Heron. Having lost their precious 20-month-old son, Wade, to brain cancer, they wanted to do something to remember their son, as well as to honor and show support for the nurses who had become like family to them during this difficult time, so that other families could benefit in the future. Read more >